In Pictures: The life of France’s aristocrat of haute couture Hubert de Givenchy

Givenchy, famous for a “Little black dress” and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner pronounced Monday. 

These are only a preference of images taken over a many successful years he spent in fashion.

French engineer Hubert de Givenchy graphic on house a craft in 1957.

Actress Audrey Hepburn shows a Givenchy pattern during a conform show, in Nov 1954, in Amsterdam.

Givenchy (3rd R) prepares a 1952 spring/summer collection with his group on Feb 2, 1952 in Paris. 

Here Givenchy waits backstage during a 1952 spring/summer collection on Feb 2, 1952 in Paris.

Givenchy poses with a golden thimble of a French conform on Jan 28, 1982 in Paris. Reserved for a best collection of a season, this golden thimble is attribuated by a specialised reporters jury. 

French conform engineer Hubert de Givenchy, surrounded by 3 models, receives a “golden thimble” in Paris on Jan 28, 1982. It’s a second time for 6 years that Givenchy has been awarded a “golden thimble” given after a haute couture conform shows.

 

A mural taken on Mar 1, 1987 shows French conform engineer Hubert de Givenchy slicing printed element with scissors during a bureau of his conform home in Paris. 

French engineer Hubert de Givenchy (L) and American singer Audrey Hepburn speak together on Oct 21, 1991 during Galliera Museum in Paris during a accepting honoring Givenchy for his 40 years in fashion.

French engineer Hubert de Givenchy travel down a catwalk with one of his models, 28 Jan 1991 in Paris, after his Spring/Summer 1991 Haute Couture show.

French designers Yves Saint-Laurent and Hubert de Givenchy poise together 21 Oct 1991 in Galliera Museum during a accepting honoring Givenchy for his 40 years in fashion. 

 

French conform engineer Hubert de Givenchy and Somalian-born beauty Iman poise for photographers as they arrive during a amFar (American Foundation for Aids Research) advantage celebration in Mougins, nearby Cannes, 23 May 2002. 

Visitors pass by a print of Joe Gaffney who shows in 1982 Hubert de Givenchy surrounded by this topmodels displayed during a muster patrician “Hubert de Givenchy” during a Thyssen-Bornemisza museum in Madrid on Oct 20, 2014. 

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